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TEDx celebrates year at May 22 meeting

Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, studies for one of her AP exams in the hallway. Oh said she hopes many TEDx members will attend the end-of-the-year celebration on May 22 in Room E210.

Rhea Acharya

May 20, 2019

According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, the TEDx club will meet for the last time for this academic year on May 22 in Room E210 for its end-of-year celebration. Oh said she plans for there to be food and balloons at the meeting. “Attendance to some of the meetings has been a little bit sl...

Let’s Talk club to end for the year

Selin Oh, founder, student leader of The Let's Talk club and senior, poses for a photo. The Let's Talk Club brought up many difficult issues during their meetings this year.

By Karolena Zhou

May 15, 2019

The Let’s Talk club has come to an end for the year. There won’t be any more gatherings. However, according to Selin Oh, founder, student leader of the Let’s Talk club and senior, there might be an end-of-the-year party, but the date is uncertain for now. She said, “We might have a final party. R...

TEDx seniors to help next year’s leadership team adjust to roles, plan for future

Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, unpacks her bag before a TEDx meeting. She said her current focus is to work with the new leadership team, so they will be ready to take over next school year.

Rhea Acharya

April 10, 2019

Recently, the current leadership team for TEDx, which was entirely comprised of current seniors, selected a new leadership team for the 2019 to 2020 school year. In order to be considered for a leadership role, interested club members submitted applications earlier in the semester. According to Selin Oh, cu...

Let’s Talk Club to restart after spring break

Karolena Zhou

March 26, 2019

The Let’s Talk club has been on a break due to the fact that many of the club’s officers have been busy, but they have decided to have a meeting after spring break. “We haven’t done much, but we are planning to meet after spring break,” Selin Oh, the founder and student leader of the Let’s...

Orchestras to rehearse repertoire for Camerata orchestra concert, Chen says

Selin Oh, Camerata cellist and senior, practices her cello in the orchestra room after school. Oh said she especially looks forward to playing Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” which was composed to go along with four sonnets.

Adhi Ramkumar

March 26, 2019

The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming Camerata orchestra concert in the orchestra room (P100) on March 27 at 7 p.m. According to director of orchestras Tom Chen, the concert will feature the members of the Camerata class, an elite subgroup of the symphony orchestra which...

TEDx continues planning for next year

Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, asks club members for feedback on the December conference. Oh said she is sad it was her last conference, but she hopes to prepare the returning members well for the future.

March 3, 2019

Following sponsor changes and a room change, the TEDx club uses its meetings to prepare for next year. According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, this means the club members will discuss the past conference, plan for what they want to see in the next conference and work toward deciding next ...

Let’s Talk Club to experience period of inactivity

Karolena Zhou

February 13, 2019

The Let’s Talk Club is on hold for now because most of the staff are seniors, who have a lot of activities to do.   Selin Oh, founder and student leader of the Let’s Talk Club, said,  “We’ve pushed it off to the side for now, maybe because we are all second semester seniors. I definitel...

TEDx changes room for meetings

Ally Eaton, TEDx Event Planning committee head and senior, signs a thank you card for Allison Hargrove, former TEDx sponsor and social studies teacher. According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, this card is a gesture to show Hargrove how great her impact on the club has been and how grateful the members have been for her support.

Rhea Acharya

February 8, 2019

Following its conference in December on the theme “In a New Light,” the TEDx club switched sponsors from social studies teacher Allison Hargrove to social studies teachers Allen Wheeler and Michael O’Toole, so its meetings no longer take place in the same room. Instead of in Hargrove’s room, Roo...

Orchestras to rehearse repertoire for chamber music recital, Ohly-Davis says

Selin Oh, Camerata Orchestra cellist and senior, reviews her chamber music at the beginning of SRT. Ohly-Davis said light refreshments, namely cookies and punch, will be served at the event.

Adhi Ramkumar

January 23, 2019

The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming chamber music recital, in the orchestra room (P100) on Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, this recital is unique because students are presented with the opportunity to gain team-working skill...

Let’s Talk club to resume meetings

Karolena Zhou

January 22, 2019

The Let’s Talk club is restarting the club this month. The club will meet after school on late start Wednesdays at 3:30 in the CHS library. “Late start mornings don’t work as people are doing their own thing, so we are trying to see if we can do it after school,” said Selin Oh, founder and stu...

TEDx transitions to new co-sponsors

Sarah Konrad, TEDx member and sophomore, talks to her friends while eating lunch in Greyhound Station. She said she is sad that social studies teacher Allison Hargrove is no longer the TEDx sponsor, as she always talked to all the club members and had a positive effect on the club.

Rhea Acharya

January 21, 2019

The TEDx conference in December marked the end of social studies teacher Allison Hargrove’s time as TEDx sponsor; starting this semester, social studies teachers Michael O’Toole and Allen Wheeler will lead the club as co-sponsors. O’Toole said, “I became interested in the club last year. So, I...

Let’s Talk Club restarting next year

Karolena Zhou

December 4, 2018

The Let’s Talk Club has been taking a break as the officers are busy. The club will start up again next year. Deciding that it would be better for people to come after school rather than in the mornings on Late Start, the officers have decided to have the club meeting after school on Wednesdays. ...